Obituary: Byron “Boz” Whitaker


Byron “Boz” Whitaker of Hanceville passed away May 14, 2021 at the age of 87. He was born in Cullman October 4, 1933 to Luther and Willie Ella Copeland Whitaker. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother: Wayne Whitaker and a granddaughter who was the love of their lives: Alicia Jean Harris.

Mr. Whitaker was a veteran of the United States Navy and he also worked as a carpenter for the Cullman County School System until his retirement.

A Memorial Graveside Service will be Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Center Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friend at the graveside Wednesday.

He is survived by his wife: Gloria Whitaker; daughters: Cindy (Joel) Hogland, Susan (Carey) Casey; sons: Bobby (Michelle) Whitaker, Jimmy Whitaker; sister: Paula Gorham; grandchildren: Carey Casey Jr., Jessy Casey, James Casey, Ashley McGriff, Mariah McSwain; 12 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
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